Research

Current research interests

Novíssimas guerras e violência urbana

Feminismo e Estudos para a Paz

Masculinidades e prevenção de violência

Research Projects

2019-02-01 - 2021-01-31 - "PARENT-Promotion, Awareness Raising and Engagement of men in Nurture Transformations", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by EC - DG Justice - Prevent and combat gender-based violence and violence against children (REC-RDAP-GBV-AG-2017.
    Project Partnership:
              - Institute for Masculinity Research and Gender Studies (Association for Men and Gender Issues Styria, VMG- Austria
              - Center for Equality Advancement (LGPC/CES) - Lithuania
              - Cerchio degli Uomini (CdU) - Italy

2018-10-01 - 2021-09-30 - "DeCodeM", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by FCT.

2018-01-01 - 2019-12-31 - "EQUI-X", coordinated by Bakea Alonso, sponsored by DG Justice: Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme .
    Project Partnership:
              - Dissens Germany
              - CEPAIM Spain
              - Status M Croatia
              - zijn Belgium

2017-10-01 - 2022-09-30 - "GlobalGRACE: Gender and Cultures of Equality", coordinated by Mark Johnson, sponsored by RCUK.
    Project Partnership:
              - Goldsmiths University
              - Instituto Promundo

2013-12-01 - 2015-12-31 - "Understanding Non-violent Male Identities for Safe and Inclusive Cities, Rio de Janeiro and Maputo, Promundo/CES.", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by IDRC, International Development Research Centre, Canada.
    Project Partnership:
              - Instituto Promundo, Brazil
              - University Eduardo Mondlane, mozambique

2012-03-01 - 2015-03-31 - "Engaging Fathers to Reduce Violence Against Children and Promoting Children's Feelings of Safety in Low Income Settings", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by Bernard Van Leer Foundation, The Netherlands.

2009-06-01 - 2012-05-31 - "Co-coordinator of the project "Early Action: from analysis to action", cluster Youth, Identity and Security (case study Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by European Commission.
    Project Partnership:
              - International Alert e outros

2007-10-01 - 2010-02-29 - "Violence and Small Arms: the Portuguese case", coordinated by José Manuel Pureza, sponsored by FCT.

2007-10-01 - 2009-12-31 - "Trajectories of violence dissemination and containment: comparing Bissau and Praia", coordinated by José Manuel Pureza, sponsored by FCT.

2007-01-01 - 2009-12-31 - "Relatives of victims of chacinas in Rio de Janeiro", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by Ford Foundation Brazil.
    Project Partnership:
              - CESeC - Centro de estudos de Segurança e Cidadania, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2006-09-01 - 2008-04-30 - "Women and armed violences. Strategies of war against women in non-war scenarios: Rio de Janeiro, San Salvador and Medellin", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by Ford Foundation Brazil.

2005-02-01 - 2007-09-30 - "Peacebuilding processes and state failure strategies. Lessons learned from former portuguese colonies", coordinated by José Manuel Pureza, sponsored by Ford Foundation NY.

2005-02 - 2006-12 - "Women and girls in contexts of armed violence: a study case on Rio de Janeiro", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by Ford Foundation NY and Brazil.
    Project Partnership:
              - Viva Rio, Brazil

2000-06-01 - 2002-08-31 - "Critical knowledge and environmentalist movements: ecofeminism between the North and the South", coordinated by José Manuel Pureza, sponsored by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia.

2000 - 2001 - "New environmental Borders", coordinated by José Manuel Pureza, sponsored by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia .

Networks

Global Alliance on Armed Violence

International Action Network on Small Arms
    Net Partnership:
              - IANSA

International Steering Committee of the MenEngage Network